For the development and advancement of civilization and culture, the establishment of rule of law is a must. It is the Police, which enforces the law and order in the society and thus help protect the pace of development. The Police Head Quarters was established in the year 1965. It was then headed by an Inspector General of Police. The first Inspector General of Police was Sri R.N. Sheopoory, IPS from 1965 to 1967. On 2nd February 1987, Sri H.C. Jatav, IPS joined as the first Director General of Police, Tripura. The State is divided into 8 Districts comprising 25 Police sub-divisions, 71 Police Stations and 34 Police Out Posts. The organisation as of now have 5 Inspector Generals of Police, 3 DIGsP and Superintendents / Commandants of various units. There are 12 Battalions of Tripura State Rifles of which 9 are India Reserve Battalions.
SHRI K. NAGARAJ, IPS
Director General of Police,Tripura.
Shri K. Nagaraj joined the Indian Police Service in 1983 and was allotted to Tripura. After initial training, he joined as SDPO, Khowai during August 1985. He later served as Addl.SP(Rural) West, SP(North) and Commandant IInd TAP Bn in Tripura. From March. 1989 to June 1991 he served the Government of Andhra Pradesh on inter-state deputation where he worked as SP (Warrangal District) and as SP (CID). During the years 1991-1995, he was posted as Principal Central Detective School, Hyderabad, an institution which imparts training in use of scientific methods in crime investigation. On return to Tripura, during September 1997 to January 2001, he worked as DIG(AP & OPS), DIG(Northern Range) and DIG Tripura Range. In February 2001, he proceeded on Central Deputation to the CRPF Wherein he worked as DIG CRPF at Bangalore and Hyderabad. In 2006, he returned to Tripura and was posted as IGP(AP & OPS). From February, 2010 to April 2012 he worked as IGP(Law & Order), Tripura. During this period, Tripura Police could consolidate their control over insurgency and overall crime in the state.A well received Community Policing initiative “PRAYAAS” was also launched during January, 2011. He has also worked as IGP(Trg), IGP(Admn) and IGP(Intelligence). With effect from 01.07.2014, Shri Nagaraj has assumed the charge of Director General of Police, Tripura. Shri Nagaraj has post Graduate Degrees in Business Administration and English Literature. He is also a Law Graduate.
SHRI SHYAM SUNDAR CHATURVEDI. IPS
ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (TSR)
Shri Shyam Sundar Chaturvedi, joined the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1990 and was allotted to Tripura. He worked as SDPO Kamalpur / Udaipur , SP Enforcement Branch /South District . He went on deputation to SPG from 2002- 2008. On return he held the charge of IGP (TSR) . In 2011 again he went on deputation to SPG and on completion of his tenure he joined Tripura Police as IGP(TSR) on 15-03-2016.
SHRI LAL HMINGA DARLONG, IPS
ASSTT. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (CRIME)
Shri Lalhminga Darlong, IPS joined Tripura Police as direct Dy. SP (TPS Gr. II) in the year 1990. He was appointed to IPS cadre in the year 2012 by nomination and allotted 2005 batch of IPS (MT cadre). He is presently posted as Assistant Inspector General of Police (Crime) w.e.f 14-02-2014.
On completion of Basic Training and probation period Shri Darlong has served in various capacities as SDPO Longtharai Valley (1992 – 1993), SDPO Kailashahar (Dec 1994 - April 1997 ) , SDPO Kamalpur ( April 1997 – Jan 1998) , SDPO Khowai ( Jan 1998- Oct 1998) , Addl.SP North(Ops) ( Oct 1998 – March 2002), Addl.SP West(Ops) ( March 2002- April 2003) , Addl SP Dhalai(Ops) ( May 2003 – July 2003), SP ( MTF) ( July 2003- Dec.2003), Commandant 6th BN TSR (IR II) Chakmaghat (Dec 2003- Nov 2009), Commandant 2nd BN TSR , R.K.Nagar ( Nov 2009- Dec 2009), SP ( North) (Dec 2009- Jan 2012), SP ( Dhalai ) ( Jan 2012-June 2013) and SP ( CID) (June 2013- 14th Feb 2014) Tripura.
Sri Darlong was adjudged “Police Man of the year 2001” for his outstanding performance in the capacity as Addl.SP (Ops) North in the year 2001. In 2010 he was awarded “Police Medal for Gallantry” for his outstanding gallant acts during successful rescue operations of one Sr. Engineer of Railway unhurt from the clutch of heavily armed NLFT militants( after 42 days’ of his captivity) following a fierce encounter in the most difficult terrain of Atharamura hills (2008). For his outstanding performance he was awarded “Chief Minister’s Medal” in the year 2006, “DGP’s commendation Disc” in the year 2000 and 2006 and “President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service” on the occasion of Independence Day 2013. He was also awarded First and Second Bar of Police (special duty) Medal 2001 and Police (Antrik Suraksha Seva) Padak 2002.
Under his Dynamic and able leadership as Commandant 6th TSR BN ( IR-II) his BN was adjudged “Best TSR BN” for 4(four) times during celebrations of “Tripura Police Week” in the year 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008, based on over all outstanding performance of the Bn (including Counter insurgency operations). Sri Darlong is a graduate (Arts) under the Calcutta University (1987) and hails from Unakoti District, the then Tripura North District.
BHANU PADA CHAKRABORTY, TPS,
ASSTT. INSPR. GENL. OF POLICE (PERS)
Mr. B. P. Chakraborty joined Tripura Police as direct Dy.SP in the year 1998. He was promoted as Addl. SP in the year 2010. On and from 25/07/2016 he has been serving as Asstt. Inspr. Genl. of Police (Pers) Tripura. On completion of basis training in Barrackpur, West Bengal , he was posted in 3rd BN TSR on 21/03/2001. During his tenure in TSR, he conducted a good number of operation in Dhalai District and succeeded in rescue of 02(two) kidnapped persons, arrest and also surrender of good number of extremist with arms and ammunition. In recognition of his outstanding performance, he was awarded DGP Commendation Disc during 2002. He was posted as SDPO Dharmanagar, Kailashahar and Kamalpur. During his term as SDPO, he did a good number of successful operations against FICN racket, extremist, Drugs smugglers, inter State Dacoits. In appreciation of his significant achievement, he was awarded DGP Commendation Disc during 2008 again. He was also awarded Police (Antrik Suraksha Seva) Padak during 2004.
As Addl. SP, he served in West, Traffic & North District from March, 2010 to July, 2014. During his tenure as Addl. SP, he seized huge quantity of drugs and also gold biscuits. He also led one successful operation and rescued one foreigner kidnapped and kept in captivity in Sonamura. He was posted as SP(South) on August, 2014 and after completion of around two years, he has been posted in Police Head Quarters as Asstt. Inspr. Genl. of Police(Pers). He is skilled in investigation, intelligence collection, operation against extremist and anti-socials. Mr. Chakraborty is an honours graduate (B.Sc.) from Kolkata University and Master Degree (M.Sc.) holder from Tripura University. He is hailing from Teliamura under Khowai District (Previous West District) of Tripura.